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How This Habit Tracking App Made Me More Productive

How This Habit Tracking App Made Me More Productive

When it’s time to get stuff done, I’m either hyper focused or so distracted that I forget whatever task is in front of me. And unfortunately, the only thing that forces me to concentrate is the adrenaline rush I get when a deadline is quickly approaching.  I usually...

Why I Took a 5-Month Creative Break

Why I Took a 5-Month Creative Break

If I’m not creating anything, that’s not because I don’t have any ideas. It’s because I have too many ideas and the thought of executing them exhausts me. Or maybe it scares me. Intimidates me? My fear is that the final outcome won’t be anything like what I...

Stay Energized and Keep from Burning Out

Stay Energized and Keep from Burning Out

I’m guilty of trying to find a quick fix when I need a boost of energy. Coffee, vitamins, lots of sugar. And I’m not the only one. So many of us are used to searching for that immediate high, even when we know it isn’t healthy.  Now, if you’re looking for another...

Finding a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Finding a Healthy Work-Life Balance

My No. 1 goal for 2019 was to make choices that make me happy. Cheesy, I know. But I’ve always been the person who overplanned, overworked, and waited until I had already burned out to force myself to have some fun. That’s a really shitty way to live.  I’ve learned...

How to Get Over Job Rejection

How to Get Over Job Rejection

Some things are easier said than done: hitting the gym every morning, ending a toxic relationship, or getting over a hopeful job that rejected you. When we feel lost or hopeless, we know the next step is to “get over it.” But the question we’re all asking is, “how?”...

Before You Apply To Your First Job, Read This

Before You Apply To Your First Job, Read This

*Full transparency: I wrote this piece almost a year ago, before I was hired at my current job. I’ve been waiting to submit my first job application for the last FIVE YEARS. Let’s be real – the partying and making friends was fun, but I only went to college because I...

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